We are not just medical professionals, but parents, as well. We know you have work, soccer games, and important events to attend. We understand the challenges of parenthood and want to make you feel more like yourself again, in the easiest and most stress-free manner possible. Let us help you look and feel your best with the least hassle.
Our board-certified plastic surgeon, Amir Nasir, MD, provides Mommy Makeover cosmetic surgery procedures to patients in Westport, Fairfield, New Haven, and surrounding areas. By incorporating several surgical strategies at once, he can put together a Mommy Makeover package that fits your needs and schedule.
- What Is a Mommy Makeover?
- Mommy Makeover Candidates
- Mommy Makeover Treatments
- Mommy Makeover Procedure
- Mommy Makeover Recovery
- Mommy Makeover Scars
- Mommy Makeover Cost
What Is a Mommy Makeover?
Pregnancy, childbirth, and nursing can leave their effects on a woman’s body. Some moms may be affected more than others in cosmetic terms, and may want to restore their pre-pregnancy figure once they have decided they are done building their family. A Mommy Makeover is a major cosmetic surgery procedure that can help mothers achieve comprehensive correction in various areas of the body.
One of the benefits of a Mommy Makeover is that the procedure is flexible and can be tailored according to the unique needs of the patient. Dr. Nasir will evaluate your anatomical and aesthetic needs to create a customized Mommy Makeover surgical plan.
Am I a Candidate for a Mommy Makeover?
The ideal candidate’s chief concern should be to reverse the aesthetic fallouts of pregnancy to regain smoother and tighter skin and youthful body contours, in addition to mitigating the appearance of stretch marks, cellulite, and scars. She should be in good general health and should not be suffering from any pre-existing health conditions that could pose risk during or after the surgery.
Ideally, she should also have a moderate and stable body weight and a reasonable amount of skin elasticity to ensure optimal results. Women who may have undergone a C-section or given birth naturally can make equally good candidates for a Mommy Makeover.
What Does a Mommy Makeover Include?
Depending on your wishes and areas of concern, a Mommy Makeover can include:
- Laser liposuction
- Breast lift (with or without implants)
- Breast augmentation (with implants or fat transfer)
- Tummy tuck
- Lower body lift
- Cellulite reduction
- Stretch mark removal
- Dermal fillers
- BOTOX® Cosmetic
- Skin care treatments
What Will Mommy Makeover Surgery Involve?
Dr. Nasir usually performs Mommy Makeover procedures with the patient under general anesthesia. If the procedure is not as extensive, local anesthesia with IV sedation may be used. The duration of the surgery will depend on the number of surgical and non-surgical procedures involved.
Dr. Nasir will create incisions in discreet locations, and approach the procedures in a way where more work can be performed using only a few incisions. For instance, breast augmentation with lift may be combined for women who have suffered loss of volume in the breasts following pregnancy and breastfeeding.
What Can I Expect in My Mommy Makeover Recovery?
Downtime involved in a Mommy Makeover may range from 10 to 14 days in most cases. The patient should be prepared to follow Dr. Nasir’s post-operative care instructions diligently in order to have a safer and faster recovery. Because your Mommy Makeover will be customized according to your aesthetic desires, these instructions will depend on the treatments included. Certain surgeries, such as a tummy tuck, may require post-surgical garments. In addition, Dr. Nasir may prescribe pain medications or anti-inflammatories to reduce discomfort as you recover.
What Will My Mommy Makeover Scars Look Like?
While certain procedures included in a Mommy Makeover may cause more scarring than others, Dr. Nasir carefully places each incision to be as inconspicuous as possible. That said, some degree of scarring should be expected with all surgical procedures, but many of these scars (such as those left after a liposuction procedure) should fade to flesh color in the weeks or months following surgery. Adhering to Dr. Nasir’s aftercare instructions and attending any follow-up appointments can help encourage proper scar healing and fading. Furthermore, Dr. Nasir encourages you to bring up any concerns about scarring at your consultation.
How Much Does a Mommy Makeover Cost?
Because a Mommy Makeover is highly customizable and includes a combination of multiple procedures, the cost will vary considerably. The final pricing will depend on a number of factors, including the extent of treatment, hospital and surgeon’s fees, and, of course, the specific procedures included. Dr. Nasir can help you determine a more accurate price estimate for your Mommy Makeover during your consultation.
To make the payment process easier, we encourage you to take a look at our financing options, which include a partnership with CareCredit®. This helpful program can help eligible patients pay for their treatment through convenient, low- or no-interest installments.
If you would like more information on the Mommy Makeover procedure, please contact us today by completing our online form, or call (203) 221-5809 to schedule your consultation.